October 2018’s Ambassador of the Month: Malcolm Bell

There is definitively an autumn chill in the air as Cornwall prepares for the colder seasons, but as always, there is still plenty happening across our vibrant cultural and creative scene. This month Cornwall 365 would like to welcome, Visit Cornwall’s Malcolm Bell as our October Ambassador of the Month. Having grown up in Cornwall, Malcolm has long been a passionate spokesperson for tourism and there is little he does not know about the industry. In his spare time he enjoys sailing and walking by the sea with his family. Read on for an insight into Malcolm’s favourite places and experiences in Cornwall.

  1. Name / name of business / whereabouts in Cornwall

    Malcolm Bell from Visit Cornwall

  2. What have you done to promote Cornwall’s heritage and culture?

    We sell heritage and culture as an integral part of the tourism offer of Cornwall.

  3. What has been your most useful Cornwall 365 experience or tool?

    The networking and familiarisation activities – people do business with people and how can people promote and support what they know nothing about?

  4. Best experience you’ve had in Cornwall?

    As a child being with my family on the beaches of Cornwall.

    Gylly Beach (c) Holly Gambles

  5. The family taken care of. The business taken care of. What is your perfect day and evening in Cornwall?

    A sail or walk on the cliffs, or a beach as the sun sets.

  6. You have free tickets to the performance of your choice. Who would you take along with you (living or dead)?

    Queen concert in Truro City Hall in the 1970’s – I was there, but would love to be there again.

  7. Most unusual performance space you have been to?

    Calstock Village Hall for Miracle Theatre.

    Miracle Theatre (c) Kirstin Prisk

  8. Best live music venue in Cornwall?

    Eden – with my daughter to see Elton John.

  9. Your favourite walk?

    There are too many, but here are three –  Kingsand to Rame Head to Looe, Mylor to Flushing and Cape Cornwall to Sennen.

  10. Best place in Cornwall to get food?


    Porthleven Food Festival (c) antony worrall thompson

  11. What’s your 2nd best kept secret about Cornwall?

    Whitsand Bay – one of the best places in Cornwall where very few local people go.

  12. If not Cornwall, where?

    Heaven – given Cornwall is the closest thing to it !!!



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